Copying music from FreeBSD to an Xperia Z3

Michael B. Eichorn ike at
Sun Feb 14 15:27:43 UTC 2016

On Sun, 2016-02-14 at 15:37 +0100, Jens Schweikhardt wrote:
> hello, world\n
> I want to copy some mp3 music files onto an Sony Xperia Z3. I naively
> assumed it would show up as a USB mass storage device when I plug the
> USB cable. But all I get in dmesg is
>   ugen0.4: <Sony> at usbus0
> How can I copy mp3 files from my FreeBSD box onto the device?
> Regards,
> 	Jens

Many modern android devices do not allow for USB mass storage but
rather use MTP[1].

I have no idea as to the level of freebsd support for MTP.

In my experiance it is just easier to use SFTP or Syncthing for file
transfers with android devices.

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